The Complete Idiot's Guide to Marathon Training

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Marathon Training

Book - 2011
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Master the marathon!

Running a marathon has always been one of your dreams. But when it comes to particulars like setting up a training schedule, choosing a race, and getting in running-shorts-worthy shape, you know there's a lot of work ahead. So where and how do you start?

In The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Marathon Training, a veteran marathoner and a certified marathon coach get specific about what you need to know and do to get ready for race day. All of the information, advice, and cautions that will keep you on track are here in one handy place. In this helpful guide, you get-

A comprehensive marathon training program that you can adapt to your own goals and fitness level. Complete coverage of cross-training, stretching, and diet, with tips on staying motivated and avoiding injury. An idiot-proof overview of what to expect on race day-and how to manage any anxiety you might feel. Expert advice on choosing the right clothing, footwear, and other gear, as well as nutrition and hydration on the run. Simple strategies for determining when, where, and how you should run.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Group, c2011.
ISBN: 9781615640584
1615640584
Characteristics: xvii, 302 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Petrella, Paula
Alternative Title: Marathon training

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